“The government is planning to commission at least four hydro-power projects fully or partially this year, especially in the northeast region, which has over 40 percent of India’s stalled projects,” says a senior power ministry official.(Source: Bloomberg Quint).
The first station of Tuirial hydro-power plant, a greenfield project owned by the North Eastern Electric Power Corp. Ltd. (NEEPCO) on the Tuirial river, was commissioned in Mizoram last fortnight.
Tuirial project is to be funded from equity from the government, a loan from the domestic financial institution, subordinate loan to be granted by the government and grant from DoNER (Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region).
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